Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religion Roman Catholic
Address Holbeach Gardens
Blackfen
Sidcup
Kent
DA15 8QW
Phone 02088504470
Reference Number 101456

Description

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Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Primary School is a thriving faith-based educational institution situated in the Bexley borough, in the DA15 8QW postcode. Established as a Catholic primary school, it cultivates a strong foundation of spiritual growth and academic excellence, welcoming students from ages four to eleven.

Some notable facts about Our Lady of the Rosary are:

  1. The school was officially designated as a Catholic Voluntary Aided school, stating its clear affiliation to the Catholic Christian community.
  2. The learning environment at Our Lady of the Rosary is inclusive, supporting students with varying abilities using appropriate in-school interventions and external agency collaborations.
  3. The school routinely outperforms local and national benchmarks in Key Stage 2 results, with recent data showing its pupils achieving equal or above average in reading, writing, and mathematics.
  4. Our Lady of the Rosary has been recognized for its excellence in teaching and learning as demonstrated by its outstanding Ofsted inspection result.
  5. The school provides extra-curricular activities like sports clubs, choirs, and art projects in addition to its focus on religious education and science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) subjects.
  6. The school has a commitment to creating a more sustainable environment, with recent improvements in solar panels, rainwater harvesting, and energy-efficient solutions.

Overall, Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Primary School esteems community involvement, academic achievement, and the development of every student's unique talents, fittingly guided by its motto, "Learning and celebrating together, achieving the best in faith and education".

General Makeup

Number of pupils 416
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 50.72%
Girls: 49.28%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 54
2 60
3 57
4 53
5 47
6 60

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2020-02-11
Date Description Report
2020-01-15 School inspection School inspection
2016-05-04 Short inspection Short inspection
2014-03-28 Interim assessment Interim assessment
2011-07-06 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2007-12-12 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2003-10-06 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 70% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 7% Upgrade Upgrade

Average Scaled Score

Results are converted into scaled scores to allow accurate comparisons of performance over time even if the difficulty of the test varies over time. Scaled scores range from 80 to 120.

Subject School Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Reading 105 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 105 Upgrade Upgrade

Progress Scores

A progress score is a way to measure how well a student progressed in comparison to other students of a similar starting ability. A score of zero means would mean that a student made the same progress as others that had a similar starting a ability. A positive score would mean that the student made more progress than other students of similar starting ability. The scores below are for the whole school so is the average progress score across all students.

Metric School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Reading -0.3 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing 1.8 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 0.6 Upgrade Upgrade

How many students meet the standards

Average Scaled Score

Results are converted into scaled scores to allow accurate comparisons of performance over time even if the difficulty of the test varies over time. Scaled scores range from 80 to 120.

Progress Scores

A progress score is a way to measure how well a student progressed in comparison to other students of a similar starting ability. A score of zero means would mean that a student made the same progress as others that had a similar starting a ability. A positive score would mean that the student made more progress than other students of similar starting ability. The scores below are for the whole school so is the average progress score across all students.

2023 Admissions

Number of Applications Number of Offers
First Preference Upgrade Upgrade
Second Preference 17 2
Third Preference 7 0
From another Local Authority 15 3

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Students Meeting expected standard

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GCSE Attainment

Attainment 8 score percentile

Students getting 5 or more GCSE's at grade 9-4 (A-C)

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